A large French Renaissance oak chest, late 16th century or early 17th century.  Probably from Normandy.  The center panel with a mythological scene flanked by fluted columns with Corinthian capitals.  Nicely carved borders.

 

62" wide, 36" high, 27" deep.

 

Condition: In overall good condition for its age; sturdy and strong.  The top originally attached with loop hinges at the back, now modified with butt hinges as shown.  Scattered worm holes, mostly at the base; replaced feet, and a later lock.  

 

A French Renaissance oak chest, circa 1580 to 1620 (Q56)

$4,000.00 Regular Price
$2,700.00Sale Price